By Wayne Au
August 01, 2024
Asian American Racialization and the Politics of U.S. Education explores issues surrounding Asian American education in the United States, and how they relate to educational theory, policy, and practice. The book challenges stereotypes and assumptions that pervade U.S. education, restores absent ...
By Michael R. Olneck
June 03, 2024
Culture Wars in American Education: Past and Present Struggles Over the Symbolic Order radically questions norms and values held within US Education and analyses why and how culture wars in American education are intense, consequential, and recurrent. Applying the concept of “symbolic order,...
By Matthew Knoester, Assaf Meshulam
July 28, 2023
This volume demonstrates how multilingual schooling can enhance democracy through a connection with the policies and practices of critical education. With its in-depth analysis of real schools that focus on the dual emphases of multiculturalism and integration, this book offers a comparative look ...
By Gary L. Anderson, Dipti Desai, Ana Inés Heras, Carol Anne Spreen
March 31, 2023
In this book, the authors’ post-capitalist approach to change focuses less on what we need to dismantle and more on what educators and activists are building in its place. Studying schools and other social organizations in the Global North and South, the authors identify and examine some of the ...
By Wayne Au
July 29, 2022
This new edition of Unequal By Design: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of Inequality critically examines the deep and enduring problems within systems of education in the U.S., in order to illuminate what is really at stake for students, teachers, and communities negatively affected by ...
By Patricia Burch
March 31, 2022
SYSTEM FAILURE provides a framework for understanding the ways in which education policy across organizational settings contributes to the school-to-prison pipeline, as documented in the literature and as observed by authors in empirical studies of justice-involved youth in regular public schools, ...
By Claire Wyatt-Smith, Bob Lingard, Elizabeth Heck
April 29, 2021
This book provides a significant contribution to the increasing conversation concerning the place of big data in education. Offering a multidisciplinary approach with a diversity of perspectives from international scholars and industry experts, chapter authors engage in both research- and ...
By Patricia Burch
April 20, 2021
Across the United States, test publishers, software companies, and research firms continue to take advantage of the revenues made available by federal policies like the No Child Left Behind Act, Race to the Top, and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. In effect, the education industry has ...
By George Yancy
May 09, 2019
In this politically and democratically urgent collection, George Yancy and contributors argue that more than ever, we are in need of classrooms that function "dangerously"—that is, classrooms where people are not afraid to engage in critical discussions that call into question difficult political ...
By Kirsten T. Edwards, Maria del Guadalupe Davidson
December 05, 2017
College Curriculum at the Crossroads explores the ways in which college curriculum is complicated, informed, understood, resisted, and enriched by women of color. This text challenges the canon of curriculum development which foregrounds the experiences of white people, men and other dominant ...
By Kenneth M. Zeichner
October 20, 2017
The Struggle for the Soul of Teacher Education is a much-needed exploration of the unprecedented current controversies and debates over teacher education and professionalism. Set within the context of neo-liberal education reforms across the globe, the book explores how the current struggles over ...
By Rita Verma
March 23, 2017
Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship offers narrative accounts representing multiple ways teacher and learner activists have come to realize possibilities for peace and reconciliation through unofficial curricula. With these narratives, the book demonstrates the connections between ...